SVS and HE testing detection radar in tunnel

Waterlooville-based Smart Video & Sensing Ltd has announced its trialling the latest radar from the smartmicro Premium series, the TRUGRD, on the Highways England Tunnel testbed in Southwick Hill Tunnel in Sussex. SVS says the TRUGRD radar is an ultra high definition radar that can separate objects even in areas where vehicles are closely spaced […]

Fly tippers forced to pick up their own rubbish

A police motorway patrol has caught fly tippers who dumped rubbish in an emergency refuge area on the M6, and made them go back and pick it up. The three men were spotted on CCTV chucking the rubbish away between junctions 12 and 13 in Staffordshire. Officers tweeted that they intercepted the vehicle further north […]

Funding for zero emission buses and air quality announced by government

The Government has launched a multimillion-pound scheme to enable local transport authorities to roll out zero-emission buses as the government continues to build back greener. Up to £120 million is being made available through the zero-emission-buses regional area (ZEBRA) scheme, which will allow local transport authorities to: bid for funding to purchase zero-emission buses, reduce […]

Uber plans electric option in London

Uber plans to develop electric car incentives and clean air fees in London, the ride-hailing firm has announced. say the move, part of the firm’s clean air plan for London, aims to assist its drivers in transitioning to EVs through using funding from customer journeys to purchase vehicles. It aims for all drivers on […]

Highways England appoint Lawrence Gosden as non-executive director

Highways England has announced the appointment of Lawrence Gosden as a non-executive director to the Board. Mr Gosden will take up his post on 1 April and brings with him a wealth of leadership experience from a career centred on asset management, capital delivery and operations, primarily in the utilities sector. He is currently Director […]

Stantec appointed to HE’s CPMS Framework

Highways England has appointed Stantec to its Commercial and Project Management Services (CPMS) Framework to deliver long-term improvements to England’s motorways and major roads. The CPMS Framework has been established so Highways England can call on the resource and expertise it needs to advance England’s roads over the next six years in line with the Roads […]

Ultra fast electric vehicle charging network to be rolled out across UK

The ultra-fast charging infrastructure provider bp pulse is to expand significantly across the UK, with a series of new charging hubs developed in partnership with The EV Network (EVN). The company says electrification is at the heart of its “convenience and mobility strategy” with the company aiming to double the size of the bp pulse […]


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